Checklist: Steps To Take Following A Long Absence From Flying

By Matthew Orloff Sep 08, 2022
Here is a guide to the requirements that must be met before flying again professionally if it's been a while since you've flown.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flying the VRM Airbus H125 Simulator, Part 3

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 08, 2022
The VRM system allows pilots to practice routine, abnormal and emergency procedures efficiently.
Maintenance & Training

NTSB Leads Search For DHC-3 Wreckage

By Bill Carey Sep 07, 2022
The NTSB on Sept. 6 took over the search for wreckage of a DHC-3T Turbine Otter seaplane that crashed in the Puget Sound northwest of Seattle, with the presumed loss of all 10 people aboard.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flying the VRM Airbus H125 Simulator, Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 07, 2022
We’re headed to the Matterhorn.
Maintenance & Training

Flying the VRM Airbus H125 Simulator, Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 06, 2022
VRM Switzerland’s flight training device is paving the way for more affordable and potentially more versatile training devices that can be used for enhancing overall rotorcraft safety.
Maintenance & Training

FAA Greenlights GAMI’s G100UL Unleaded Avgas

By Bill Carey Sep 01, 2022
The FAA has authorized the use of General Aviation Modifications Inc.’s 100-octane unleaded fuel across piston-engine aircraft types, an approval that represents a major step toward the transition to lead-free avgas.
Aircraft & Propulsion

The Crosscheck: Hurry-Up Culture

By Roger Cox Sep 01, 2022
Does your organization allow rushed actions in the cockpit?
Flight Deck

Flying to a New Destination, Part 2

By James Albright Aug 29, 2022
Can a social media contact help you get information?
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flying to a New Destination, Part 1

By James Albright Aug 29, 2022
There are some destinations that require more than what our usual planning requires, because we don’t even know the right questions to ask.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Data Tool: U.S. Private Jet Fleet By States, Cities

By Prachi Patel Aug 25, 2022
The number of private jets in operation in the U.S. total 14,632, or 62.5% of the world's fleet, according to data by Airbus Corporate Jets. Here is…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Multiple Buyers For Aerion Assets Likely

By Molly McMillin Aug 25, 2022
Restructuring firm Development Specialists is seeking bids for the assets of Aerion Corp., developer of the AS2 supersonic jet, as part of a court…
Aircraft & Propulsion

FAA Grants TSO Approval Of ‘5G Tolerant’ Radalts

By Bill Carey Aug 25, 2022
Avionics manufacturer FreeFlight Systems announced that its “5G tolerant” Terrain-series radar altimeters have received FAA design and production approval.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Video: AIR ONE Prototype Display with Rani Plaut

By Matthew Orloff Aug 24, 2022
After successfully completing its first hover test in July, AIR ONE, the inaugural eVTOL vehicle of Israeli personal air mobility start-up, AIR, made an appearance at this year’s EAA Airventure Oshkosh.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Compartmentalization and Happiness, Part 3

By James Albright Aug 24, 2022
What is the key to being a happy aviator?
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Compartmentalization And Happiness, Part 2

By James Albright Aug 23, 2022
Can you control your happiness level?
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Ag Plane Crashes Draw FAA Attention

By Bill Carey Aug 22, 2022
A series of fatal accidents involving agricultural aircraft in July and August has attracted FAA attention and served as a grim reminder of the dangers of low-level flying during the industry’s busiest season.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Viewpoint: A Proposal To Reduce GA Accident Rate

Mike Sullivan Aug 22, 2022
What if you voluntarily retake the FAA written test for your current certificate, achieve a 90% pass rate, and submit the test result form to your…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Compartmentalization And Happiness, Part 1

By James Albright Aug 22, 2022
Compartmentalizing what you do in flight allows you to focus on what keeps you safe In previous articles, we’ve looked at the importance of placing…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

20/Twenty: The Fast, Fashionable HondaJet Elite

By Bill Carey Aug 18, 2022
It would take nearly 30 years for aircraft designer Michimasa Fujino to bring his concept of a light business jet from the drawing board to delivery.
Aircraft & Propulsion

August Used BizJet Inventory Declines 33% YOY

By Molly McMillin Aug 18, 2022
The number of used business jets for sale in August declined 33% compared to a year ago but rose 2% compared to July figures, according to Jefferies. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: Charter Growth Dips Amid Parts Shortages

Jessie Naor Aug 17, 2022
Signs of a softening in the growth of business aviation activity looks to be a sign of factors other than slowing demand. 2021 was a banner year for…
Aircraft & Propulsion

NTSB Finds Pilot Was Incapacitated Before Crash

By Bill Carey Aug 16, 2022
The pilot of a Cessna 560 Citation V that crashed near Warm Springs, Oregon, on Jan. 9, 2021 became incapacitated for reasons that could not be determined, the NTSB has found.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Marketplace: Fuel Cards Ease Bizav Transactions

By Paul Seidenman Aug 16, 2022
Leading fuel cards include non-fuel purchases, detailed records and global acceptance. Some popular fuel card products are described below. Avfuel,…
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Faulty Localizer Leads To Mishap, Part 2

By Roger Cox Aug 16, 2022
An EMB-145 lands off the runway at Presque Isle, Maine. A crew had reported the localizer discrepancy to the Center after landing at KPQI on March 2, two days before the accident
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Faulty Localizer Leads To Mishap, Part 1

By Roger Cox Aug 14, 2022
An EMB-145 lands off the runway at Presque Isle, Maine. The story shows how even minor oversights by people in safety supporting roles can be significant.
Safety, Ops & Regulation